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August 23, 2017 5:00 AM It’s time to drop the myth of ‘Donald the Dove’

Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter. Once upon a time, President Trump was portrayed as a peacemaker. On the campaign trail, he talked up his belated opposition to the Iraq War and suggested he would 69

August 23, 2017 4:16 AM Germany's Orange Ecstasy Pills Have Trump's Name

Police and parents have long worried about the dangers of drugs designed to look like candy. The fear, somewhat debunked, is that children would mistakenly get their hands on, say, meth that looks much like a lollipop. No matter how slim the chances of drugmakers marketing to kids, authorities encouraged parents to warn their children. But what do you tell children 35

August 21, 2017 6:40 PM Secret Service says it will run out of money to protect Trump and his family Sept. 30

The Secret Service said Monday that it has enough money to cover the cost of protecting President Trump and his family through the end of September, but after that the agency will hit a federally mandated cap on salaries and overtime unless Congress intervenes. If lawmakers don’t lift the cap, about a third of the agency’s agents would be working overtime 43

August 20, 2017 4:46 AM Trump, first lady to skip Kennedy Center Honors awards program

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Acknowledging that he has become a “political distraction,” President Donald Trump has decided to skip the festivities surrounding the annual Kennedy Center Honors arts awards later this year, the White House announced Saturday amid the continuing fallout over Trump’s stance on last weekend’s white supremacist demonstration in Charlottesville 55

August 19, 2017 8:36 PM The Kennedy Center Honors: apolitical no more

For 40 years, the Kennedy Center Honors — one of Washington’s premier social events, and the most lucrative fundraiser on the arts institution’s calendar — has managed to sidestep partisan politics. Honorees have been known to grouse about the policies of the president whose hand they have to shake. But no luminary in music, film, theater, dance or television 57

August 19, 2017 6:19 AM Trump dumps Bannon, who returns to conservative website

Steve Bannon, the blunt-spoken and divisive strategist who rose from Donald Trump's conservative campaign to a top White House post, was pushed out by the president Friday, capping a turbulent seven months marked by the departure of much of Trump's original senior staff. A favorite in the farther-right portions of the Republican Party, Bannon had pressed 33

August 17, 2017 9:52 AM Global Entrepreneurship Summit: 1,500 delegates to meet, Ivanka to lead US

Event will see 400 entrepreneurs from India, 400 from US and 400 from the rest of the world The event will see 400 entrepreneurs from India, 400 from the US and 400 from the rest of the world and a total of 300 investors.Around 1,500 delegates from over 160 countries will participate in the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) to be held in Hyderabad 22

August 16, 2017 6:48 PM Quoting Mandela, Obama’s tweet after Charlottesville as the most liked ever

A TWEET by former president Barack Obama about the violence in Charlottesville has become the most liked message in the history of Twitter, the company said on Wednesday. The tweet by the country’s first black president quoted Nelson Mandela. “No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin or his background or his religion,” Mr Obama 17

August 16, 2017 8:23 AM In his own words: President Trump on Charlottesville protest

TRUMP: Hello, everybody. Great to be back in New York with all of our friends, and some great friends outside the building, I must tell you. I want to thank all of our distinguished guests who are with us today, including members of our Cabinet, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, OMB Director Mick Mulvaney, and of course our Transportation Secretary 48

August 16, 2017 8:20 AM Obama's response to Charlottesville violence is the most liked tweet in Twitter's history

Unlike some former presidents, Barack Obama is showing no signs of completely abandoning public life. Since leaving office, Obama has commented on major events or controversies, including the terrorist attack in Manchester, England, and Sen. John McCain’s brain cancer diagnosis. He did so again on Saturday, after the deadly violence in Charlottesville 56